Philip Marlowe: Ed BishopDramatised by Bill Morrison.
Marlowe helps a friendly drunk conceal a crime. He is also asked to protect a drunken writer from his own violence. A murder seems to connect the two cases. And Marlowe almost falls in love...
Musical research Adrian Edwards Directed by John Tydeman
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The Monday Play: The Long Goodbye BBC Radio 4 FM, 16 January 1978 19.45